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Wednesday, 19 September 2018 16:56

Guy & Sons Auto Rebuilders Closes Shop After 56 Years in Chicago

Written by Eva Hofmann, Gazette Chicago

Guy & Sons Auto Rebuilders, formerly at 1050 W. Van Buren St. in Chicago, IL, officially closed its garage doors on Labor Day. A highly respected business in the community, the shop was started in 1962 by the late Guy Pascale.

Wednesday, 12 September 2018 15:52

NE Body Shop’s 11-Year Car Project Earns National Honors

Written by Patrick Murphy, Norfolk Daily News

The latest build coming out of Boesch Auto Body’s shop in Humphrey, NE, is a 1936 Ford Roadster.

CARSTAR recently announced the opening of CARSTAR Bridgeton in Bridgeton, MO, as well as CARSTAR Wentzville in Wentzville, MO.

Friday, 07 September 2018 19:50

Flood-Damaged Cars Could End Up for Sale in WI, Despite Condition

Written by Tony Galli, WKOW

Madison, WI, customers are being encouraged to be aware that cars, trucks and SUVs damaged in flood waters could be deemed total losses while still being made available for sale.

FCA US announced Sept. 5 that it has invested more than $30 million in its Chelsea Proving Grounds in southeast Michigan to further development and testing of autonomous vehicle and advanced safety technologies.

Thursday, 06 September 2018 20:39

Indiana Tops U.S. in Road Rage Fatalities

Written by Jim Chapman | The Journal Gazette, Fort Wayne, IN

Indiana led the nation two years ago in the number of fatal crashes involving road rage and aggressive driving, a study released in late August says.

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